- Associated Press - Monday, May 5, 2014

ECKERTY, Ind. (AP) - State police say a man who broke into a rural southern Indiana home where a bachelorette party was occurring was shot by the prospective father-in-law.

The confrontation happened early Saturday as the women held a party near the Crawford County community of Eckerty, about 50 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky.

The (Jasper) Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1neonHK ) the women heard someone beating on the doors. Police say they hid and called for help while the intruder entered.

Police say the prospective father-in-law wounded the intruder in the back as he drove away.

The 39-year-old man was taken to a hospital, but information on his condition wasn’t released. Police say they didn’t find a connection between the wounded man and those at the party.

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Information from: The Herald, https://www.dcherald.com

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